With an insatiable appetite for other people’s business, Erica James will readily strike up conversation with strangers in the hope of unearthing a useful gem for her writing. The author of many bestselling novels, including Gardens of Delight, which won the Romantic Novel of the Year award and the recent Sunday Times bestseller Summer at the Lake, Erica divides her time between Suffolk and Lake Como in Italy, where she now strikes up conversation with unsuspecting Italians.
The bestselling author tells us what it’s like to reach this landmark point in her career, and about the inspiration for Song of the Skylark
Today we are joined by Kate Mills, Erica James’ editor at Orion, for a chat about Erica’s amazing career and novels so far.
This month, author Erica James celebrates the publication of Song of the Skylark, her twentieth published novel! She joins us to talk about this landmark moment and the inspiration behind her latest character, Clarissa Dallimore.
We can’t wait to share Erica’s twentieth published novel with you!
Bestselling author of Summer at the Lake, Erica James dropped by One Book Lane to tell us tells us all about her brand new novel The Dandelion Years, why she’d make an excellent private investigator and what makes her happy.
To celebrate National Reading Group Day on 20th June we’re giving away reading group sets of this summer’s biggest new fiction titles to book clubs around the country.
Some of our favourite authors share the places that inspired their novels. Sit back, relax and let the likes of Erica James, John Ironmonger and Liz Fenwick whisk you away to somewhere sunny.
To celebrate Mother’s Day, one lucky reader will win two tickets to Bletchley Park’s 1940s Boutique plus a copy of Erica James’ The Dandelion Years.